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Federal Law Preventing CyberStalking Signed by President
Posted by: admin on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 04:25 PM
CyberLaw On January 5, 2006, President Bush signed into law: H.R. 3402, the "Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005," which reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act for for years 2007-2011, makes amendments to criminal and immigration law, consolidates major law enforcement grant programs and authorizes appropriations for the Department of Justice for for years 2006-2009. According to "TITLE I--ENHANCING JUDICIAL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT TOOLS TO COMBAT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, Section 113. Preventing Cyberstalking ... Whoever ... utilizes any device or software that can be used to originate telecommunications or other types of communications that are transmitted, in whole or in part, by the Internet ... without disclosing his identity and with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any person ... who receives the communications ... shall be fined under title 18 or imprisoned not more than two years, or both."

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Supreme Court Sends Grokster Back To Trial
Posted by: admin on Monday, June 27, 2005 - 08:48 AM
CyberLaw Today the Supreme Court, in MGM v. Grokster, unanimously overturned a ruling that prevented the music industry and others from suing internet services used by consumers to swap songs and movies for free.

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Governor Bush Signs HB1129
Posted by: admin on Wednesday, June 15, 2005 - 11:14 AM
Entertainment Law Governor Jeb Bush has signed HB1129 into law. This new law changes the term "television series" to "television programming" for purposes of defining the term "entertainment industry" and revises the program under which certain persons producing, or providing services for production of filmed entertainment are eligible for state financial incentives for activities in or relocated to this state, inter alia.

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House Passes Family Entertainment and Copyright Act
Posted by: admin on Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 07:25 AM
Entertainment Law On April 19, 2005, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005. The legislation is expected to be signed into law by President Bush. Read S.167 here.

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Warner Weathers Perfect Storm
Posted by: admin on Friday, April 22, 2005 - 09:41 AM
Entertainment Law Warner Brothers' portrayal of the swordboat captain "Billy" Tyne in the movie, The Perfect Storm, did not violate the rights of his heirs under F.S. 540.08, Florida's statute regarding unauthorized pulbication of name or likeness.

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DVD-Jon Cracks iTunes Copy Protection
Posted by: admin on Monday, March 21, 2005 - 12:23 AM
Entertainment Law Jon Johansen aka DVD-Jon, who was acquitted in 2003 for developing and distributing DVD copy protection code in 1999, has done it again. This time he has developed a Windows interface for purchasing and decrypting songs from iTunes. Apple is in the process of preparing its response. Read the full article at CNET here. Read a realted article at CNET here.

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Agence France Presse Sues Google for Copyright Infringement
Posted by: admin on Sunday, March 20, 2005 - 11:52 PM
CyberLaw Agence France Presse filed suit against Google in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday, March 17, 2005, alleging that Google includes its photos, news headlines and stories at without permission.

Read the story at by cliccking here.

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Programmer Contends Motorola Violates GPL
Posted by: admin on Thursday, March 17, 2005 - 09:31 AM
CyberLaw This week an open-source programmer, Harald Welte, told Motorola and 12 other companies at the CeBit trade show in Hannover, Germany, that he believes they're using Linux in violation of the general public license that governs the software. Read the CNET article here.

Welte has gone to bat for this issue before and stated he's settled more than 25 cases so far. Additionally, he's won two rounds in a court case against one company, Sitecom, in Munich, Germany. Read about this case at CNET here.

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Spector Spyware Violates State and Federal Wiretap Laws
Posted by: admin on Monday, February 28, 2005 - 05:46 AM

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New FL Talent Agency Statute Proposed
Posted by: admin on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 12:47 PM
Entertainment Law Florida Senate Bill 750, submitted by State Senator Baker, removes talent agencies from DBPR's authority, sets business and bonding requirements for talent agencies, and provides for civil and criminal remedies for violations of the act. Click here to view.

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